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University Student Stabbed To Death By Ex-Boyfriend In Nyahururu

An estranged lover stabbed a University student to death at a hostel in Karuga village, Nyahururu Sub County, on Wednesday, reports say. 

The victim, only identified as Mercy, was until her death, a student at the Laikipia University. 

Witnesses at the Hostel claimed that the suspect had been frequenting the girl’s house in the recent past until they parted ways. 

Neighbors remember constant quarrels at the house, and when they inquired, were told by the suspect that they were sorting out some differences. 

He would break into the girl’s house on Wednesday, however, where he is said to have stabbed her several times.

Witnesses who responded to distress calls discovered that the man had locked himself inside the house during the incident. 

The murder suspect also tried to commit suicide by stabbing himself in the neck and stomach severally according to reports.

Laikipia University students who were among the first to respond managed to break the door where they found the girl on the floor bleeding out. 

The suspect was beside her with serious stab wounds. 

Police officers who were alerted to the matter rushed him to the Nyahururu County Referral hospital where he is reported to be in stable condition. 

Meanwhile, the body of the deceased was removed to the Nyahururu County Referral hospital. 

Investigations into the incident have begun. 

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